How to Assign Tasks

There are multiple places where you can assign tasks in ClickUp. Each place is indicated by the same icon:

Screenshot of assignee icon

Click this icon to add or remove assignees:

Screenshot of assignee modal

Assign to one person, multiple people, or a Team. If you have Multiple Assignees enabled, you can reassign to instantly remove all current assignees and reassign to one person. Just hover your mouse on the right side of a person: 

Places Where you can Assign Tasks

1. When Creating a Task

Screenshot of assignee area when creating a task

2. When Viewing a previously created Task

Screenshot of assignee area in a created task

3. In List View

Screenshot of assignee area in List view

4. In Board View

Screenshot of assignee area in Board view

5. In Calendar View

Screenshot of assignee area in Calendar view

6. Using Multitask toolbar

Animated gif of adding an assignee using the Multitask toolbar

Note: This can be used to assign more than one member

Slash Commands Slash Commands are a great way to add an assignee without ever leaving the keyboard!

If you type "/a" while creating a task or while you’re inside an already existing one, you’ll be able to pick your desired users from the popup.

Screenshot of adding an assignee using the slash command

Be sure to also check out our Recurring Task feature!

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